Fiskars Board of Directors proposes an EUR 0.75 EUR extra dividend per share
Fiskars Corp. Stock Exchange Release May 3, 2012 at 08.30 am EET
Following the sale of 2.08 percent of the shares in Wärtsilä by Fiskars subsidiary Avlis AB for a consideration of EUR 126.8 million, as announced on April 24, 2012, the Board of Directors of Fiskars Corporation has decided to propose to an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders, to be held on September 12, 2012, that an extra dividend of EUR 0.75 per share be distributed to Fiskars shareholders. The proposed extra dividend would amount to EUR 61.4 million in total.
The invitation to the Extraordinary General Meeting will be published by means of a separate stock exchange release at a later stage, including information on the proposed record and payment dates and other relevant details.
Board of Directors
Kaj-Gustaf Bergh, Chairman of the Board, Fiskars Corporation
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Fiskars is a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors. The group has a strong portfolio of respected international brands, including Fiskars, Iittala and Gerber. Founded in 1649 and listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Fiskars is Finland’s oldest company. Fiskars recorded net sales of EUR 743 million in 2011, and employs some 3,400 people in over 20 countries. www.fiskarsgroup.com